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Swim Strokes

There's nowhere better to learn to swim than the Y, where we've been helping all ages to swim for more than 150 years. We teach all ages and abilities beginning at 6 months old.

We provide a safe environment with certified instructors, and lifeguard(s) on duty when the pool is open. All of our staff are also CPR/AED/First Aid trained.

Water safety is incorporated into our swim lessons. Each session, children receive progress reports showing the skills they have learned. In our Swim Strokes Classes, students age 4-14 years will be introduced to various stroke types and development.

Stage 4/Stroke Introduction
Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Stage 5/Stroke Development
Introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety through treading water and sidestroke.

Stage 6/Stroke Mechanics
Refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle.

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